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If you live in Vermont and plan to drive in Vermont, you must obtain a Vermont driver's license or learner’s permit. To get a driver’s license, you must pass a vision, knowledge and driving test. The DMV knowledge test has 20 multiple choice questions, based on the material in the Vermont Driver's Manual. The VT DMV written test is designed to check your knowledge of road rules, road signs and signals, traffic laws and safe driving practices. You must answer at least 16 questions correctly to pass the test. If you fail the VT DMV test, you must wait at least one day before taking another one. Practice with these sample tests and study the driver’s manual to get ready for the official Vermont DMV written test.
1. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No U-turns
Drivers must turn right
Right turn permitted on red light
No right turn permitted
2. Road signs that direct drivers to services are:
black and white.
brown and white.
blue and white.
green and white.
3. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Stop for other traffic
Lane shifting
Traffic may be entering from another road, drive with caution
Yield the right-of-way
4. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Pull the steering wheel back.
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Try pumping the gas pedal to increase pressure.
5. If your car goes into water, you should:
remove yourself before it starts to sink.
call the fire department immediately.
wait for water to rush in and let it out in small breaths through your nose.
None of the above.
6. This sign warns drivers of:
narrow bridge sign
a winding road.
a low place in the road.
low clearance.
a narrow bridge ahead.
7. Where are yield signs usually placed?
Where auxiliary roads lead into major roads.
Near school zones.
At intersections, if there is no marked stop line.
Where major roads lead into auxiliary roads.
8. __________ are blue with white letters and symbols.
Regulatory signs
Destination signs (guide signs)
Service signs
Warning signs
9. This road sign means:
center lane left turns sign
The center lane is shared for left turns in both directions of travel.
Sharp left turns ahead, in both directions.
Vehicles may only travel in the center lane.
The center lane in both directions of travel will soon turn left.
10. Alcohol:
makes you less aware of what is happening to your driving abilities.
improves your reaction time.
makes it easier to make correct decisions.
enhances your ability to see clearly.
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VT DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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